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Billy Joel attends a dedication ceremony for the Rosalind Joel Conservatory for Music and Theatre at the Long Island High School for the Arts on December 19, 2017.
Dec 20, 2017
High School Renames Building The Rosalind Joel Conservatory for Music and Theatre

A building at the Long Island High School for the Arts was renamed on December 19 for singer-songwriter Billy Joel’s mother.

The newly dedicated Rosalind Joel Conservatory for Music and Theatre houses the performing arts programs at the Nassau BOCES school’s Syosset campus. At a small ceremony Tuesday, Joel said his mother “would have gotten a kick out of this.”

“She always encouraged younger people to follow their dream and taught me from a young age, ‘Yes you can,'” said Joel, who last year pledged $1.5 million to help save the school from closure.

Read more at Newsday.

Photo by Myrna Suarez (@myrnsuarezphoto)

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